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  1. 1. news | 17 Feb 2015

    India PM slams religious violence after church attacks

    By AFP

    » India's Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday promised a crackdown on religious violence and freedom of worship for all faiths after a series of attacks on churches.

  2. 2. news | 08 Feb 2015

    Australian religious leaders' plea for Indonesia death row pair

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Senior religious leaders in Australia Sunday called on Indonesia to show mercy to two men on death row in Bali, as Indonesia's top diplomat in the country said their executions would go ahead.

  3. 3. business | 02 Feb 2015

    Faith and peace a good mix for Asean stability

    Newspaper section: Business

    » In a religiously and ethnically diverse region such as Asean, there is a close connection between religious freedom and peace and security. Conversely, persecution and violations of religious freedom raise the risk of co...

  4. 4. news | 16 Jan 2015

    US, UN warn Myanmar over growing religious tensions

    By AFP

    » A top American diplomat Friday decried growing religious intolerance in Myanmar and warned the use of faith for political ends was "playing with fire" in a crunch election year for the former junta-run country.

  5. 5. opinion | 26 Feb 2015

    Restore faith, reform system


    Newspaper section: News

    » As tension builds between the National Reform Council's (NRC) religious affairs committee and Wat Or Noi's abbot Phra Buddha Isra, and the protectors of the Sangha Supreme Council (SSC) and the Dhammakaya sect,...

  6. 6. news | 19 Feb 2015

    NRC urges Dhammachayo defrocking


    By Nattaya Chetchotiros, Newspaper section: News

    » The National Reform Council’s (NRC) committee on religious affairs has called for Phra Dhammachayo, abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya, to be defrocked.

  7. 7. news | 16 Feb 2015

    Hardline Sunni leader shot dead in Pakistan

    By AFP

    » ISLAMABAD - Gunmen on a motorcycle on Sunday shot dead a leader from a hardliner Sunni religious group in Pakistan in an apparent sectarian attack, police said.

  8. 8. multimedia | 12 Feb 2015

    Gunman kills three Muslims in parking spat - Police

    » A gunman who had posted anti-religious messages on Facebook was charged with killing three young Muslims in what police say points to a dispute over parking. Jillian Kitchener reports. - REUTERS

  9. 9. news | 11 Feb 2015

    Denmark snubs Dalai Lama for China

    By AFP

    » COPENHAGEN - Denmark's government won't be meeting the Dalai Lama in Copenhagen this week after the relationship between Copenhagen and Beijing soured following a 2009 visit by the religious leader.

  10. 10. news | 10 Feb 2015

    Army denies searching Yingluck's van

    » The army on Tuesday denied claims that soldiers had searched a van taking former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra from her house in Chiang Mai to a religious ceremony.

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